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  • Singular term — Singular Sin gu*lar (s[i^][ng] g[ u]*l[ e]r), a. [OE. singuler, F. singulier, fr. L. singularius, singularis, fr. singulus single. See {Single}, a.] 1. Separate or apart from others; single; distinct. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] And God forbid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singular term — There is no really adequate definition of singular term . Here are some definitions proposed by different writers:# A term that tells us which individual is being talked about. (John Stuart Mill, Arthur Prior, P. F. Strawson) [Strawson 1950,… …   Wikipedia

  • Singular — Sin gu*lar (s[i^][ng] g[ u]*l[ e]r), a. [OE. singuler, F. singulier, fr. L. singularius, singularis, fr. singulus single. See {Single}, a.] 1. Separate or apart from others; single; distinct. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] And God forbid that all a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singular point in a curve — Singular Sin gu*lar (s[i^][ng] g[ u]*l[ e]r), a. [OE. singuler, F. singulier, fr. L. singularius, singularis, fr. singulus single. See {Single}, a.] 1. Separate or apart from others; single; distinct. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] And God forbid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singular proposition — Singular Sin gu*lar (s[i^][ng] g[ u]*l[ e]r), a. [OE. singuler, F. singulier, fr. L. singularius, singularis, fr. singulus single. See {Single}, a.] 1. Separate or apart from others; single; distinct. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] And God forbid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singular succession — Singular Sin gu*lar (s[i^][ng] g[ u]*l[ e]r), a. [OE. singuler, F. singulier, fr. L. singularius, singularis, fr. singulus single. See {Single}, a.] 1. Separate or apart from others; single; distinct. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] And God forbid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Term logic — In philosophy, term logic, also known as traditional logic, is a loose name for the way of doing logic that began with Aristotle, and that was dominant until the advent of modern predicate logic in the late nineteenth century.This entry is an… …   Wikipedia

  • term — I UK [tɜː(r)m] / US [tɜrm] noun Word forms term : singular term plural terms *** 1) a) [countable] a word or phrase used for referring to something a technical/medical/legal/scientific term In simple terms, you need more exercise. The president… …   English dictionary

  • term — A singular term is any expression that refers to an object. Singular terms include names, indexicals, and definite descriptions, and in the interpretation of logical calculi, bound variables are treated like singular terms, by being assigned… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • singular — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English singuler, from Anglo French, from Latin singularis, from singulus only one more at single Date: 14th century 1. a. of or relating to a separate person or thing ; individual b. of, relating to, or being a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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